Additional resources

For more information on German wine please find a list of resources below:



Drinkaware aims to change the UK’s drinking habits for the better by promoting responsible drinking.

German Wine Institute

For more information about German wine around the world, visit the Deutsches WeinInstitut website.

German Wine - More Details

For details on German wine classifications and quality categories, please read the German Wine ...

Image Bank

Visit the German Wine Institute's image bank to access images all about German wine.

VDP: The Association of German Quality and Prädikat Wine Estates

Since its founding in 1910, the VDP, the world's oldest association of wine estates has been ...

Wine in Moderation

The WINE in MODERATION programme is an initiative of the European wine sector aimed at promoting ...


Learn about wine with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust


Trade body Wine and Spirit Trade Association


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Red grape variety, bred in the 1960’s, more tolerant against fungal diseases.


Wine growing region in Germany, most famous for its high quality Rieslings. A small but decent amount of Pinot Noir is also grown here.


The biggest wine growing region in Germany, in many parts located close to the Rhine River. Rheinhessen has a wide range of different grape varieties and diversified types of soil.


The most famous and most important German grape variety. Top quality Rieslings are said to be amongst the best white wines in the world and some have ageing potential on a par with the best red wines from top regions such as Bordeaux and Burgundy.

Rivaner (Müller Thurgau)

White grape variety. Mülller Thurgau wines usually have a fruity, light and fresh character.